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Rep. Nydia Velazquez 13h
What better way to continue the spirit of than a trip to your National Park for . Until April 29th, will be holding special events. From my new post on , I'm fighting to protect our parks.
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Niki Tsongas 14h
I’m proud to represent 's incredible sites, including and . Join me in celebrating these treasured places during National Park Week from 4/21-4/29:
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Rep. Alan Lowenthal 14h
Coal ash is extremely dangerous to public health, but Scott Pruitt’s EPA is making it easier for corporations to dump these deadly waste products. We need to and protect vulnerable communities, not special interests!
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Rep. Don Beyer Apr 22
. Call For Zinke, Park Service Investigations
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Raul M. Grijalva Apr 23
In light of yesterday, it's important to remember how far we've come and remain committed to tackling the most pressing environmental issues of the future like , habitat destruction, and environmental justice.
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Miranda Green Apr 23
This was the Earth Day message from the House committee that oversees the Interior Department. The original tweet didn't include the "Where appropriate"
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Nat Resources Dems Apr 23
The Trump admin has been actively working to eliminate environmental laws that protect our air, water, land and wildlife. This is careless and puts the health and well-being of the American people at risk. These laws were put in place for a reason 👇🏽
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Nat Resources Dems Apr 20
Kick off National Park Week by visiting your local park for FREE! All sites are waiving entrance fees on Saturday, April 21. Learn more →
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Nat Resources Dems Apr 20
The Trump admin is taking its first step toward allowing oil/gas drilling in Alaska’s . "This is the kind of rushed policy that gets made during a backroom deal, not a careful assessment of public opinion & scientific data," .
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Safe Climate Caucus Apr 20
The Migratory Bird Treaty Act played a critical role in prosecuting the oil spill in 2010. So naturally, the Trump administration is moving to clip the wings of this important law. Read more from and here
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Nat Resources Dems Apr 20
Main lesson from the oil spill 8 years ago: Offshore drilling is not worth it. Period. States don’t want it. Local leaders don’t want it. The American people don’t want it.
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Nat Resources Dems Apr 20
OTD: 8 years ago the oil spill taught us important and unforgettable lessons about our fossil fuel usage. As a result, took steps to . Now, Trump is on a mission to undo that critical progress.
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Safe Climate Caucus Apr 20
11 lost lives. 5 million barrels of spilled oil. Catastrophic loss of wildlife and habitat. That was the result 8 years ago. Trump’s answer? Gut regulations that . Offshore drilling simply isn’t worth it.
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Nat Resources Dems Apr 20
Deadly heat waves, the incidence of diseases and severe storms are becoming more common due to . 84% of Latinos in the U.S. think climate change is happening, and 70% believe it’s human-caused.
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Nat Resources Dems Apr 20
FACT: 92% of Hispanic voters agree they have a moral responsibility to “God’s creations on this earth… forests, the oceans, lakes and rivers.” We deserve officials who protect for the long-term, not destroy them for short-term profits.
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Raul M. Grijalva Apr 19
While and his cronies look to sell our environmental protections to the highest bidder, I’m proud of my 100% rating from , and will continue to fight for legislation that protects our communities.
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Nat Resources Dems Apr 19
The UK gov't passed a law to reduce plastic waste and protect the world's oceans. Plastics pose a big threat to our environment. Up to 1M birds & 100,000 sea mammals die every year from ingesting some of the 150M+ tons of plastic in the world’s oceans.
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Anthony G. Brown Apr 19
Like , Sec. Zinke doesn't care about the environment or the preservation of public lands. Marylanders fought tirelessly to , now we must fight to for future generations.
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Raul M. Grijalva Apr 19
What is it about Trump cabinet officials and their penchant for living the high life on the taxpayer's dime? Next member of Trump's : Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and his private planes.
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Nat Resources Dems Apr 19
BREAKING: The Trump admin is moving the country closer to opening the to drilling. House Dems sent a letter to calling out for rushing the leasing process to please big corporate polluters. More→
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